Lloyd D. Hershey Correspondence and Photographs, 1918-1919
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Brief Description: Typed, transcribed extracts of letters written by Lloyd D. Hershey, a Mennonite who volunteered to perform reconstruction work with the American Friends Service Committee in post World War I France.  Hershey worked in a canteen and a carpentry shop.  In his letters, he describes his work, his impressions of France and the French, his interactions with Mennonites abroad, and his opinions about news sent from home.  38 photographs accompany the correspondence and are identified within it.  The photographs depict famous French landmarks, Hershey's carpentry shop, Hershey and his friends at work and on vacations, and examples of structures they built.
Held at:
Mennonite Church USA Archives
3145 Benham Ave, Ste. 1
Elkhart, IN 46517
Phone: 574-523-3080
Email: History [at] MennoniteUSA.org
Record Series Number: HM1/313SC
Created by: Hershey, Lloyd D.
Volume: 0.1 Linear Feet
Acquired: 05/15/1964.
Arrangement: Flat
Access Restrictions: These materials are open to public research.
Subject Index
France - Social conditions - 20th century
Hershey, Lloyd D.
Mennonites - France
Volunteers - France
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the Mennonite Church USA Archives.
Acquisition Notes: Lloyd D. Hershey, Acc. 1604
PreferredCitation: Lloyd D. Hershey Correspondence and Photographs, 1918-1919.  Hm1-313SC.  Mennonite Church USA Archives - Goshen.  Goshen, Indiana.